Artist Application

KUMC Art Festival for Missions 2018

7600 SW 104th Street,

Miami, FL 33156


Event Date: October 6, 2018

Application Deadline: October 3, 2018


Requirements:

Images: 3 images of your art plus 1 image of your booth


Fee: $110 booth fee

         $140 for corner booth

         $75 crafter fee


JURY DETAILS:


KUMC Art Festival for Missions is an incredible celebration of art and family while supporting our missions!  100% of the proceeds will go towards benefitting our local and global missions.  Located in the prestigious Village of Pinecrest in Miami, Florida surrounded by multi-million dollar homes, close to Dadeland Mall and high end retail stores.  


The KUMC Art Festival for Missions is a one day event featuring approximately 80 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers, crafters and more!  The festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live music, a car show, fun activities for children, local food vendors, silent auction and more.  Great fun for the whole family to come and explore the amazing art while enjoying other activities.


Festival Hours are Saturday, October 6, 2018 9am-4pm.


General Information:

Accept Applications: 8/10/2018

Rolling Jury

Deadline for Applications: 10/3/2018

Accept invitation and purchase deadline: 10/5/2018

Waitlist Released: 10/5/2018


Event Date:  Saturday, October 6, 2018 9am-4pm

Load In: Saturday, October 6, 2018 5am


Late applications may be accepted at the discretion of the director and included in the Wait List.



CATEGORIES

2-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as collage, papermaking, encaustic, pen and ink, paint, pencil, watercolor, or photography.  Finished art suitable for wall mounting. 

3-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as mosaic, papier mache, clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or any other 3-dimesnional objects.

Ceramics: Original shaped and fired clay including earthenware, porcelain, and raku.

Digital Art: Two-dimensional works from which the original image is manipulated by the artist using a computer using programs such as Drawing, Illustrator, Paint or other software applications. 

Drawing & Printmaking: Original drawings made with pen, pencil, charcoal, pastels or chalk.  Printmaking process may include pulled plates, linoleum prints, etching, engraving, silkscreen or lithography.  All prints must be signed and numbered by the artist. Photocopies are not permitted.

Fiber: Works created from fibers including basketry, batik, weaving, papermaking, knitting, and quilting.  Embellishment of manufactured materials is not permitted.  

Glass: An object made of glass including blown, fused, stained, cast and molded.  Embellishment of manufactured materials is not permitted.

Handcraft:  Handmade items made by the artist from manufactured, recycled, or repurposed materials transforming the combined materials into a unique product in a cohesive collection.   A complete description of items required.

Jewelry: All Jewelry crafted from metal, glass, stone, clay, or other materials.  

Metal: Functional and non-sculptural works incorporating metal.

Painting: The use of oils, acrylics, watercolors, and tempera suitable for hanging.

Photography: Prints, transparencies or digital images made from the artist’s original negative or taken with a digital camera that has been processed by the artist.

Sculpture: Three-dimensional work is done in any individual medium.

Wood & Furniture: Original works in wood that are built, turned, carved or tooled. Embellished manufactured wood items are not permitted.

Craft:  Please describe your craft in detail.


PROHIBITED ITEMS


-       T-shirts and commercial clothing (any re-sell or manufactured items)

-       Posters

-       Manufactured toys (any re-sell or manufactured items)

-       Commercially manufactured or reproduced items (resale)

-       Jewelry made from more than 50% manufactured components

-       Any item that employs the use of commercially available molds or patterns

-       Any buy/sell items.



Booth sitters will be available upon request.


ADVERTISING & PROMOTION


- KUMC Art Festival for Missions employs professional marketing strategies including:

            - PR and online media platforms

            - Print and online media ads

            - Billboards, banners, posters and yard signs

            - Extensive business partner collaboration

            - Social media

            - Dedicated interactive website

            - Direct mail


PARKING

Free parking will be available at the event site.  On street parking is also available in the surrounding neighborhood. 

  

WAIT LIST

A wait list will be maintained.  Selected wait-listed artists may be contacted when the Wait List is released through one day prior to the event date.

 

NO SHOW POLICY

Artists who have not checked-in and/or called the Festival Emergency Number ( the number  will be available in confirmation materials) by Saturday at 8:00 a.m. will be considered a “no-show.” No Show artists are not eligible for refunds.  Assigned space(s) will be forfeited to a wait-list artist.

 

RAIN OR SHINE

There will be no “rain date” and fees will not be refunded in the case of inclement weather.  The event will take place rain or shine.


SALES TAX

Artists are responsible for collecting and reporting Sales Tax.  A Sales Tax reporting documents are provided to participating artists at check-in at the event.  The current Sales Tax rate for this event is 7% 

 

HOW THE FEES ARE USED

100% of the proceeds of the KUMC Art Festival for Missions (vendor fees) will go towards benefitting our local and global missions.  Our mission focus is on: building homes for the homeless, feeding the poor and needy in our community, providing emotional support to our at-risk youth, sharing the gospel with children living in our community and to those who live in poverty, as well as providing meals to migrant families.  


Rules/Regulations


1. The Festival provides only the ground space for exhibits.  Each Exhibitor must provide and prepare his/her own displays.  We require Exhibitors to use white top tents of EZ UP quality or higher.  All tents must be weighted. NO STAKING ALLOWED.  Must have 40+pounds of weight on each leg of tent.

2. Prior to the Festival, Exhibitors will be notified of their site location and detailed setup information.  Plan to set up your booth on Saturday before the Festival.  (Please do not call for Booth assignments, they will be emailed to you once they are completed).

3. After unloading Exhibitor vehicles must be moved to designated parking.  Vehicles will not be permitted to remain in the exhibition space during the Festival, nor may they enter the Festival grounds until approved by the Festival Committee.

4. Exhibitors shall be responsible for obtaining any required licenses, permits or approvals under state laws applicable to his/her activity at the Festival and for paying any taxes, sales taxes, fees or other charges that may be applicable to any Exhibitor's activity at the Festival.

5. The Festival is a rain or shine event.  Cancellations must be made submitted in written form by email.  By email: to director@kumcartfestival.com.  No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 30 days prior to the event date or for no-shows. All refunds will receive a $50 administration fee.

6. The Festival reserves the right to cancel an Exhibitor's contract.  The Festival may require the Exhibitor to leave the Festival at any time if the Exhibitor is in violation of any rules and/or regulations stated herein.

7. Neither KUMC Art Festival for Missions nor its agents or representatives will be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss that may occur to the Exhibitor, the Exhibitor's agents or representatives or his/her property from any cause whatsoever.  Exhibitors should obtain, at their own expense, insurance against any loss, damage, or injury they may require.

8. All Artist Market merchandise must be original, handmade and created by the Exhibitor.  Reproductions must be clearly identified as such. Original art must occupy at least 50% of the artist's space.  Browse bins may occupy only minimal space and must be aesthetically pleasing and not obstruct patron flow.  All artwork on display must be for sale.

9. Artists may only show work in categories approved by the Jury.

10. Artists must be present with their work for the duration of the Festival.  No commercial agents, dealers or salespeople may operate an artist's booth.

11. Agrees to remove all boxes, paper and trash belonging to them upon vacating their space and to keep his\her space neat in appearance and in good order while selling.

12. Provide own tables, chairs, racks and display materials unless otherwise noted. Rain or shine

vendors are advised to come prepared for inclement weather, tarps, plastic covers, etc. All exhibit

tables must be draped with attractive cloths with no boxes, extra merchandise or debris visible.

13. Exhibitor agrees to remain open until closing time of the event.



Booth Information

Standard booth fee: $110 including taxes

Corner upgrade: $30 (limited availability) including taxes

 

Assigned Booth spaces are approximately 12’ deep and 11’ wide or greater.  All work exhibited must be confined to the assigned space(s). Artists are responsible for providing their own means of displaying their work.  All artist tents must be weighted with a minimum of 40 pounds per leg with a white canopy. 

 

LOAD IN/LOAD OUT

Artists will be able to drive in to unload their booth during set-up and tear down or can hand truck/dolly in, we are set-up on the asphalt.   Artists can load-in only during the designated times and must check-in with a photo ID. The lane of traffic where the festival takes place is only wide enough for one vehicle. Therefore, we depend upon artists’ cooperation to keep traffic moving at a pace that will allow everyone equal time to set-up. We ask that upon arrival at your booth location you unpack then move your vehicle before you start set-up. Artists will be responsible for hand carting in additional merchandise after the designated load in time.


KUMC Art Festival for Missions APPLICATION


  THIS IS A JURIED EVENT


                                   KUMC Art Festival for Missions

    Saturday, October 6, 2018



                                           ______Booth Space – 12’x11’ $110 including taxes

                                    ______Corner Booth Space – 12’x11’ $140 including taxes



Type of vehicle (be specific)________________________________________


Application deadline: October 3, 2018



CONFIRMATION TO SHOW

You will receive an email confirmation upon acceptance into the event. The jury process may take up to two-three weeks from the time we receive your application and images.

Please add to your email contact list: director@kumcartfestival.com.  

You will get your space number and check in information in the week prior to the show.


Rolling jury. 


Open to the Public: 9 AM-4 PM Sat. October 6, 2018 


Exhibitor Set Up Time: Sat. October 6, 2018 5am-9am


PLEASE WRITE CLEARLY especially your email address & payment info. Thank you!

First Name:_________________________

Last Name:_________________________________________

Address:_______________________________City:____________________State:_____ Zip:__________

Day Phone:_______________________. 

Cell Phone___________________________ Fax:_________________ EMail:________________________________

URL/Website:_____________________________________

Tax ID #:_______________________________

Business Name:__________________________________



Please remit payment asap to guarantee your space in this event.


   THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE

NOTE: An image of your work will be posted on this event page. Please email us the image you would like us to post along with the URL to link it to.




                           Media/Category-Check only one


___2D Mixed Media____3D Mixed Media____Ceramics

____Digital Art____Leather ___Metal ___Glass ___Fiber 

___Wood____Jewelry ___Painting/Drawing/Print Making

____Sculpture ____ Photography 

_____Other (describe)____________


All art must be hand created by the artist and the artist is required to be in their booth at the KUMC Art Festival for Missions the entire show.



                                    IMAGES REQUIRED FOR JURY PROCESS

Please email your completed application, 3 photos of your artwork and 1 photo of your booth to director@KUMCartfestival.com


Acceptable forms of images are:digital images in JPEG/TIFF/PNG


Note: indicate the image you would like to post on the KUMC Art Festival site as a sample of your work.


List price range:_____________________________

Describe your items:_____________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________

Jewelry designers-describe how you make your pieces:_______________________

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


         DISPLAY INFO 


Canopies MUST be weighed down with 40+ pound weights.

White canopies are required (no tan or colored canopies PLEASE).



            Rules/Regulations


1. The Festival provides only the ground space for exhibits.  Each Exhibitor must provide and prepare his/her own displays.  We require Exhibitors to use white top tents of EZ UP quality or higher.  All tents must be weighted. NO STAKING ALLOWED.  Must have 40+pounds of weight on each leg of tent.

2. Prior to the Festival, Exhibitors will be notified of their site location and detailed setup information.  Plan to set up your booth on Saturday before the Festival.  (Please do not call for Booth assignments, they will be emailed to you once they are completed).

3. After unloading Exhibitor vehicles must be moved to designated parking.  Vehicles will not be permitted to remain in the exhibition space during the Festival, nor may they enter the Festival grounds until approved by the Festival Committee.

4. Exhibitors shall be responsible for obtaining any required licenses, permits or approvals under state laws applicable to his/her activity at the Festival and for paying any taxes, sales taxes, fees or other charges that may be applicable to any Exhibitor's activity at the Festival.

5. The Festival is a rain or shine event.  Cancellations must be made submitted in written form by email.  By email: to director@kumcartfestival.com.  No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 30 days prior to the event date or for no-shows. All refunds will receive a $50 administration fee.

6. The Festival reserves the right to cancel an Exhibitor's contract.  The Festival may require the Exhibitor to leave the Festival at any time if the Exhibitor is in violation of any rules and/or regulations stated herein.

7. Neither KUMC Art Festival for Missions nor its agents or representatives will be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss that may occur to the Exhibitor, the Exhibitor's agents or representatives or his/her property from any cause whatsoever.  Exhibitors should obtain, at their own expense, insurance against any loss, damage, or injury they may require.

8. All Artist Market merchandise must be original, handmade and created by the Exhibitor.  Reproductions must be clearly identified as such. Original art must occupy at least 50% of the artist's space.  Browse bins may occupy only minimal space and must be aesthetically pleasing and not obstruct patron flow.  All artwork on display must be for sale.

9. Artists may only show work in categories approved by the Jury.

10. Artists must be present with their work for the duration of the Festival.  No commercial agents, dealers or salespeople may operate an artist's booth.

11. Agrees to remove all boxes, paper and trash belonging to them upon vacating their space and to keep his\her space neat in appearance and in good order while selling.

12. Provide own tables, chairs, racks and display materials unless otherwise noted. Rain or shine

vendors are advised to come prepared for inclement weather, tarps, plastic covers, etc. All exhibit

tables must be draped with attractive cloths with no boxes, extra merchandise or debris visible.

13. Exhibitor agrees to remain open until closing time of the event.


Thank you, in advance, for your patronage!  

                We look forward to having you participate in our show!


KUMC Art Festival for Missions 7600 SW 104 St. Miami, FL 33156

      www.kumcartfestival.com    director@kumcartfestival.com